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General talks last two years with 82nd Airborne Division in one-on-one interview

Posted July 25, 2016

— Maj. Gen. Richard Clarke has spent the last two years as the top General in the 82nd Airborne Division.

On Monday afternoon, WRAL's Gilbert Baez sat down with Clarke to discuss what he called the greatest division in the U.S. Army.

During his time as commander, Clarke said he trained the Iraqi Army to defend itself against ISIS.

Clarke also said the Fayetteville-Fort Bragg community is a special place for his family.


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